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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

NTDC Boss, Sally Mbanefo Booted Out Of Office

The Federal Government Wednesday removed the Director General of the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs. Sally Mbanefo.

The DG has been asked to handover the affairs of NTDC to the next most senior officer.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Ex President Olusegun Obasanjo Duped!

The police in Abeokuta on Tuesday dragged Chief Abiodun Ajayi, the Balogun of Ijemo in Abeokuta South Council Area, to an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court over alleged fraud.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Gov Nasir Elrufai, Senator Shehu Sani’s Raging Fights Worsen

Some officials of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have accused an aide to Governor Nasir El-Rufai of offering a N3 million bribe for them to suspend a senator.

The APC executives of Ward 6, , Kaduna South Local Government Area, said this on Sunday at a press conference.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Tension In Face Of Alleged Murder, Destruction Of Properties As Ondo Elects New Governor

There was palpable tension in Ondo State yesterday as residents prepare to exercise their franchise to elect the next governor of the state. All public institutions and banks were closed while the state government declared public holiday for the students and civil servants to prepare for the election.

Cowed By Pipeline Vandals NNPC Sources Crude Oil Supple From Niger Republic GMD Maikanti Baru Reveals

The Nigeria Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, is exploring the possibilities of piping crude oil from Niger Republic for refining in Kaduna, NNPC Group Managing Director, GMD, Maikanti Baru, said on Friday.

Kicked Out Bank Chairman, Tunde Ayeni In EFCC Detention Over N1billion Bribe To Former FCT Minister Bala Mohammed To Buy 54 Plots Of Land In Abuja

Agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested and detained Tunde Ayeni, a former chairman of Skye Bank, over allegations that he bribed a former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Bala Mohammed, to acquire 54 plots of land in Abuja, the Nigerian capital.

EFCC Moves Against Application For Release Of Justice Rita Ofili – Ajumogobia In Detention Since Nov 8

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has urged a Federal High Court in Lagos to refuse an application by the embattled Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia seeking immediate release from the EFCC custody.

Ofili-Ajumogobia has been in EFCC custody since November 8.

UBA CFO, Finance Team Repeat Outstanding Feat, Win Big at CFO Awards

Pan-African financial services group, United Bank for Africa Plc repeated the outstanding feat, it recorded last year at the 2nd edition of Nigeria CFO awards, with a notch higher when its Group Chief Finance Officer (Group CFO) and the Finance Team bagged the treble at the awards night held on November 19, 2016 at Oriental Hotel, Lekki Lagos. The bank won the following awards; CFO of the Year; Financial Innovation Project of the Year and Finance Team of the Year.  

Ugo Nwaghodoh, UBA’s Group Chief Finance Officer was ahead of other nominees in the banking category, to emerge CFO of the year.

Hours To Ondo Governorship Election, Residents Drain Cash From ATMs In State Capital Akure

Scores of residents of Akure were frustrated on Friday following the inability of many automated teller machines to dispense cash as early as 10am.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Sack Justice Abang, Gov Ayo Fayose Tells NJC

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has called on the National Judicial Council to “save the judiciary by sacking Justice Okon Abang.”

Fayose, in his reaction to the Appeal Court judgment, which nullified Abang’s ruling of the
October 14, 2016 and declared it as a fraud, said, “it is obvious that Justice Abang is representing the interests of some cabals.”

Ex Minister Adeseye Ogunlewe Faces Fraud Charges

Three principal officers of the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB), Abeokuta, including the Pro-Chancellor, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, and the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olusola Oyewole, will on Friday appear in court on fraud charges.

Jimoh Ibrahim Sacked, Eyitayo Jegede Is PDP Candidate In Ondo Guber, Appeal Court Declares

THE Court of Appeal has sacked Jimoh Ibrahim as the candidate of the PDP in Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

“You See Policemen Passing The Night In The Open And Being Unable To Feed.” Thousands Of Stranded Security Operatives In Ondo Deployed For Saturday’s Guber Election Cry Out

Thousands of police officers deployed to maintain peace and order during Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Ondo State, are stranded at several locations across the state

Announced Big Wigs Nowhere To Be Found At Burial For Father Of Money Man, Emeka Offor

Emeka Offor, one of Nigeria’s most controversial government contractors, finally buried his father on Friday, November 18, a whole nine months after the 88-year-old former policeman died in his hometown of Oraifite in Ekwusigo Local Government Area in Anambra State. The elder passed on after a minor scuffle with a female family member.

Many Wounded, Cars Vandalised In Violent Clash Over Ex Gov Adams Oshiomhole, Deputy Pius Obudu N300m Homes Protest

At least 12 people were wounded when youths loyal to the All Progressives Congress (APC) clashed with members of the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Benin, Edo State yesterday while property believed to worth millions of naira were destroyed.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Sister Lola Abegunde Fingers Bank Customers In Heritage Bank Manager, Segun – George Modupe’s Gruesome Murder

Mrs Lola Abegunde, elder sister of murdered Heritage Bank manager, Segun-George Modupe, who headed the bank branch in Otun-Ekiti in Moba Local Government area of Ekiti State, and was gruesomely killed by suspected gunmen alongside three others last week, has said customers may have been involved in her brother’s killing.

‘’ We Will Contest And Win This Election’’ Factional Ondo Guber Candidate Eyitayo Jegede Declares Even As Inec Refuses To Recognise Him, Court Of Appeals Suspends Case Indefinitely

Factional candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Eyitayo Jegede at the weekend gave his supporters hope that he will still contest the election.

Jegede spoke at a reception organised for him by PDP supporters in Akure, the state capital, after returning from Abuja.

Ex Anambra Gov Peter Obi, Incumbent Willie Obaino’s Quarrel Rages On

A former Governor of Anambra  State, Mr. Peter Obi,  has said that  his successor, Chief Willie Obiano, has no legal right to bar him from visiting the state or airing his opinion about the state.

Obi, who spoke at Oraifite during the burial of Chief Emeka Offor’s father, Benneth Offor, described an alleged threat by Obiano to unleash an attack on him if he did not behave himself, as an empty one.

Elumelu To African Youth: Your Time For Leadership Is Now

African business leader and philanthropist, Mr. Tony O. Elumelu stated that the time for leadership amongst Nigerian and African Youth is now. Elumelu, who addressed the students of the Lagos State University, faculty members and officials of the Lagos State government, whilst delivering the institution’s 1st Distinguished Lecture Series in Ojo, Lagos, spoke on the topics of leadership and entrepreneurship.

F.G Transforms Children Displaced By Insurgency Advocates Against Terrorism Through Writing And Speech As Education Advocacy Programme To Reorientate Them Begins

Today the Federal Government will commence an education advocacy program for school-aged children displaced in the North East States of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.

By means of a writing and speech competition between the children in those states, this programme will adopt the children themselves as the main advocates of education and voices countering every form extreme violence.

Ex First Bank Boss, Bisi Onasanya Fears EFCC Invitation Over Involvement With Under Investigation Oil Baron, Walter Wagbatsoma

Nobody forgets Bisi Onasanya’s mansion in a hurry. Behind the gates of the impressive manor, luxury saunters in a colourful garb. The interior depicts Bisi’s dreams of bliss; you could be forgiven for mistaking it for the fabled Atlantis. The panes of quaint decor, embroidered fabric and devices, ornaments the insides like the damasked wings of the pyralid.

Amid its enchanting premises, you could get lost, especially if you are a first time visitor. Recurrent callers at the mansion have been known to marvel and keel over in humility, in deference to its lavish treats.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Nestoil Bags Best Company In Infrastructural Awards!

Nigeria’s leading Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning (EPCC) Services Company, Nestoil Limited, has emerged as the ‘Best Company’ in Infrastructural Development’ at the at the 10thedition of the SERAs (Social Enterprise Report Awards) ceremony  held

Monday, November 14, 2016

Guarded Wealth Of Ex First Bank M.D, Bisi Onasanya On Parade

The former bank MD understood quite early in life, that there are no little ways to imbue his life with grandeur. He understood that money matters in the mix, in his pursuit of ease and luxury. More importantly, Onasanya regarded money as the only sunbeams that lights his path to grandeur. Nothing is black where it shines. That is why his life is radiant with light.

UBA Is.......Best CSR Company In West Africa!

Pan African banking Group, UBA has emerged the best institution in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in West Africa. Its CSR arm; UBA Foundation won the best CSR/Sustainability, West Africa Award at the 10thSERAs (Social Enterprise Report Awards) ceremony which held at the Muson Centre in Lagos Nigeria on Friday November 11, 2016.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

How Debt To IBB Is Preventing Mohammed Indimi From Rescuing Daughter, Rahama From Persecutions By Mohammed Babangida In Collapsed Marriage Crisis

Bliss soured under the roof of Mohammed Babangida and his wife, Rahma, in unexpected hours.

Then rancour sowed wild oats and harvested discord like yam tubers. All is not well in the home of the scion of Nigeria’s former military dictator, Ibrahim Babangida.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Robbers invaded Otun-Ekiti in Moba Local Government Area of Ekiti State on Thursday, killing four residents during attacks on two banks.

It was learnt that policemen at the scene fled from the firepower of the robbers, who operated in the town for over an hour.

‘’My Story’’ Ex Miss Anambra Chidinma Okeke Finally Talks About Popular Cucumber Lesbian Sex Video

Since the story of the sex video involving former Miss Anambra, Chidinma Okeke, broke a few weeks ago, several groups and individuals have come forward with different versions of what transpired between the embattled 20-year-old beauty queen and the organisers of the pageant.

Mega Trouble For Rich Monarch Obateru Akinruntan As Court Orders Skye Bank To Take Over Cash Cow, Obat Oil’s Bizness Premises. Tank Farms Over N1.5billion Debt

Skye Bank Plc has taken possession of the tank farms and business premises of Obat Oil in Apapa Business District of Lagos State.

Gov Nyesom Wike Kicks Out Protocol Aide, Joe Akpa

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, on Friday relieved his Senior Special Assistant on Protocol, Sir Joe Akpa, of his appointment.

Shouts Of ‘’Fraud’’, ‘’Fraud’’ Rents The Air As Sherriff Olaniyan’s Surebet247 Is Doused In Allegations Of Refusal To Pay N1.8m Winning

With the recession plaguing Nigerian, many has resorted to alternative means of livelihood and one of such ways is playing of Lotto. while others are making their customers smiles. Surebet247 is allegedly defrauding its customers. information at our disposal has it that popular lotto company, Surebet247 has refused to reward a winner who claimed to have won N1.8M in a game played

Why President Muhammadu Buhari, V.P Yemi Osinbajo, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Others Disappointed Mammoth Crowd Of Supporters By Shunning Flag Of Campaign For Ondo Guber Candidate Rotimi Akeredolu

President Muhammadu Buhari and his deputy, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday disappointed a mammoth crowd who thronged the Democracy Park in Akure  for the flag off of the 2016 governorship campaign of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

‘’ N683m For Security Services, N250m For Security Vote; N90m For Office Furniture And Equipment, Another N300m For Maintenance Of Office Building; N266m For maintenance Of Office Equipment; N120m For Maintenance Of Computers And IT Equipment’’ And All The Details Senate Threw Out Tunde Fowler’s Proposed Budget For Federal Inland Revenue Service Over Allegation Of ‘’Padding’’

The Senate on Thursday rejected the report by its Committee on Finance in which the N143.7bn budget of the Federal Inland Revenue Service was approved.

The lawmakers, while debating the recommendation of the committee during the day’s plenary, criticised the report as lacking details.
While some senators said it was fraught with ambiguities, others pointed out duplication of projects in the proposed budget of the FIRS.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

‘’ Some People In The Presidency Behind Eyitayo Jegede, Jimoh Ibrahim Mess’’ Gov Segun Mimiko Asserts

The Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has said he recently relocated to Abuja on part-time basis to ensure the factional governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, get justice and contest the November 26 governorship election.

Minister Rotimi Amaechi Under Investigation

The Senate yesterday resolved to probe the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi over the process of the concession of Port Harcourt-Maiduguri and Lagos-Kano rail lines to a U.S. conglomerate, General Electric (GE).

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Eyitayo Jegede, Jimoh Ibrahim To Know Who Is True PDP Candidate In Ondo Guber On Thursday As Appeal Court Announces Judgement Day

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal on Tuesday reserved judgement in the ongoing Ondo governorship crisis till Thursday.

Access Bank Trains 600 Women Under The Womenpreneur Business Workshop Series

In sustenance of its objective to empowering Women in Business, Access Bank Plc through its W Academy recently organised the Womenpreneur Business Workshop – a capacity building workshop for female business owners.

Monday, November 7, 2016

How Billionaire Bola Shagaya Failed To Use Position As Unity Bank Board Member To Prevent Freezing Of N500m Bank Account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has frozen a bank account belonging to Mrs. Bola Shagaya, a businesswoman which Forbes Magazine described as one of the wealthiest in Africa.

Detectives Scuttle By Attempt By Ex First Lady Patience Jonathan To Withdraw $5m From Frozen Account

Sources within the EFCC also told our correspondent that it foiled a fresh attempt by Patience Jonathan to withdraw $5m from her frozen account during the week.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Money Man, Julius Rone Fingered In Travails Of NNPC Topshot, Esther Nnamdi Ogbue

Abuja based moneybag and founder of UTM Group, Julius Rone has covered his face with both hands as his plot against a top staff of the Nigeria Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has backfired.

Finally Ex Minister Musiliu Obanikoro Meets Up With Payment Of N100m Of N6oom Loot, But Remains In Detention On Orders Of EFCC Boss Ibrahim Magu

A former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, has returned N100 million to the Nigerian government following his arrest by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,

Fidelity Bank’s Profit Before Tax Plunged 28% In 9months

Fidelity Bank Plc has reported a profit before tax (PBT) of N9.8 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2016, showing a decline of 28.7 per cent from the N13.8 billion recorded in the corresponding period of 2015.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Inside Details How Access Bank’s Quarter 3 Profit Impressively Grew To N72bn

Access Bank Plc has announced an impressive profit of N72 billion for the nine months ended 30 September 2016 based on enhanced business efficiency as a result of the effective execution of its long-term strategy.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

President’s Daughter, Fatima’s Hubby Gimba Yau Kuo Under Probe For Massive Diversion Of Fund To Build Mega Hotel, Acquire Choice Properties As M.D Of Mortgage Bank

57-year old Yau Kumo, a former managing director of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria who last weekend married Fatima Buhari, President Muhammad Buhari’s second daughter, is under investigation for fraud, operatives of the Economic and financial Crimes commission (EFCC) said on Tuesday.